Pickleball – Reopening Information

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport! It is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Get fit and have fun playing pickleball both in the Stowe Family YMCA and Warlick Family YMCA gymnasium!

We are excited to reintroduce our pickleball group to the Y!

Here’s what you can expect when you come to play:

  • To promote social distancing members are asked to reserve a space prior to visiting the YMCA.
    • Click here to view the reservation system.
    • Class registration opens 2 days prior to each class and closes 15 minutes before a class begins.
    • Click here for written instructions on how to register for an account then reserve a space in a class or lap lane
  • Members are asked to come ready to play. The locker room will not be available.
  • Bring your own paddle and water bottle.

 

Stowe Family YMCA

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Check the schedule for updated times!

Warlick Family YMCA

  • Mondays and Wednesdays
    • Check the schedule for updated times!

More about Pickleball!

What is pickleball? Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. It is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

Where will we play? Games are played in the gymnasium on a badminton-sided court with a slightly modified tennis net.

What type of equipment is used? We use a pickleball paddle and a plastic ball with holes.